Systems and methods for supporting a concrete slab

(10) US 2020/0354918 Al

(22) 08.05.2020

(43) 12.11.2020

(57) Disclosed systems and methods may com­prise an array of coupled hollow boxes to support a concrete slab monolithically poured on the array. The array of hollow boxes may be particularly suited for supporting a concrete slab to be emplaced at a construction site on expansive, collapsible, compressible, and/or rocky soils. The disclosed systems and methods may be more economically feasible and more reliable than other methods of preventing damage to a concrete slab in an expansive soil setting.

(71) SmartSense Structural Systems, LLC, Grapevine, TX (US)

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